For whole days he had dragged himself through the moorland, from farm to farm, looking for his bread like the dogs.
He has at least 30,000 sheep on his vast tracks of moorland on the braes of Lochaber.
The valley is full of life; full as the moorland here is bare of it.
No sign of its habitual rain and wind hung over the moorland.
Outside the autumn sun was shining over pleasant brown stretches of moorland bright with heather.
What trees there are in this moorland were not then all blasted.
It was early in the morning when I started for Vaux Abbey across the moorland road.
The horse had left the high road and must be on the moorland!
After Kilchrennan, the road crossed the moorland, Ben-Cruachan towering far to our right.
Before him was the moorland, covered with heather and gorse bushes.